Fly Fishing Report
I went fly fishing for tarpon with Light Tackle Adventure for 4 days in late May. It was my first real try at tarpon, and while I had heard that Boqueron Bay was the place to go for tarpon, I had no idea how much fun I would have!
These fish fight like monsters, and are usually eager to take the fly. I've spent most my life fishing for trout, though in the last ten years I've put in many hours going after bonefish, permit, and recently, redfish. The tarpon are by far the greatest fighters of the bunch, and despite watching countless videos of fly fishing for tarpon on TV, no one could have prepared me for the majesty of these leaping fish.
Capt.Pochy, was the best guide I've had anywhere in the Caribbean. We fished the calm flats in the morning, casting to the fins that seemed to sprout up everywhere, then moved to the mangroves when the wind picked up. Fishing along the mangroves involves casting right along the edge of the mangrove while keeping one eye focused on the shallow water in front of the boat for cruising fish.
Thanks again and look forward to my next excursion with you .
About The Author: Captain Francisco Rosario
Company: Light Tackle Adventure Tarpon Fishing
Area Reporting: Boqueron Bay (Cabo Rojo Puerto Rico)
Bio: Capt. Francisco \"Pochy\" Rosario· U.S.C.G Certified Captain License · Certified Guide by Puerto Rico Tourism Company (GT 2001-018) · Endorsed by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company · Endorsed by Comisión de Servicio Público (Public Service Commission) (S-03-06-Feb-518) Capt. Francisco “Pochy” Rosario is a passionate fisherman. He born and raised in the West Coast of Puerto Rico, and been fishing tarpon since he was 12 years old. Capt. Rosario has more than 16 years of experience in sport fishing. He began working as mate for Western Tourist Services, a deep sea fishing charter company. In 1999 after getting his U.S.C.G license, he decides to start his own business as Inshore Fishing Services. He offered Light Tackle and Fly Fishing trips for tarpon, snook, jacks, mangrove snapper and barracudas. He has a 17’ customized skiff for a spectacular fishing in the West Coast of Puerto Rico. The boat has marine radio, livewell with bait pump, 14 rod holder , deep finder, 19 gal. Gas tank, 2006 85 hp Yamaha endure, 6 life jackets USCG approved, 3 bait net, 4 dry storage, nav. Lights, push pole, flear kit and fire extinguisher.